This month, WETA TV 26 and WETA HD will broadcast three episodes of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW taped last summer at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The most popular series on public television today, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW features specialists from the country’s leading auction houses and independent dealers traveling throughout the United States, offering free appraisals of items brought to ANTIQUES ROADSHOW events by the public. Veteran television personality Mark L. Walberg serves as series host.
Classical WETA’s online station VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music.
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.